ONCE UPON A TIME,

MUAY THAI'S GREATEST CHAMPIONS!

by Serge TRÉFEU (2019)

 



CHAPTER IV (YEAR 90)



The greatest champions of Muay Thai have been listed in the magnificent book "123 ALL-TIME GREATEST MUAY THAI FIGHTERS OF THAILAND", a unique book drawn only a few copies in Thailand. Here are the legends that have marked the history of Muay Thai during their heyday!

Some great champions of the 90s who could have been in the book "123 All-Time Greatest Muay Thai Fighters of Thailand", Jaroensap Kiatbanchong (Lumpinee Champion, Best Boxer of the Year 1992), Kaoponglek Luksuratham (Lumpinee Champion, Best Boxer of the Year 1995), Namsaknoi Yuthagarngam (Lumpinee Champion, Best Boxer of the Year 1996), Kaolan Kaowichit (Lumpinee Champion, Best Boxer of the Year 1998), Boonlay Sor Thanikul (Lumpinee Champion), Coban lookchaomaisaithong (Lumpinee Champion), Lamnamoon Sor Sumalee (Lumpinee Champion), Nungurbon Sitlechai (Lumpinee Champion), Oley Kiatnowey (Lumpinee Champion), Pairojnoi Sor Sayamchai (Lumpinee Champion), Phalanoi Kietana (Lumpinee Champion), Samkor Kietmontep (Lumpinee Champion), Superlek Sor Isaan (Lumpinee Champion), Thedkiet Sitepitak (Lumpinee Champion), Yodkunpon Sitrayphum (Lumpinee Champion, Radja Champion), Jongrat Lookprabat (Radja Champion), Kongnapa Racharawit (Radja Champion), Rajasak Sor Vorapin (Radja Champion).

 

YEAR 90

 

Sangtiennoi Sor Rungroj

Real name: Thiraphan Chinanut

Date of birth: August 16, 1966

City of birth: Patum Thani

Title: Radja Champion in 130 lbs, Lumpinee Champion in 135 lbs, WMC World Champion in 140 lbs

Nickname: "Deadly Kisser"

Best opponents he beat: Nokweed Davy (4 times), Cherry Sor Wanich (2 times), Nuathoranee Thongracha, Chamophet Ha Phalang, Sakmongkol Sitchuchok, Orono Por Muang Ubon, Namkabuan Nongkee Pahuyut, Jongsanan Fairtex

Fighter Style: Strong left kicker with sharp knee strikes, durable boxer

Most important purse: 350,000 baht

Particular Sign: Defeated Dutch star Ramon Dekkers (2 times) and the great French champion Dany Bill (1 win, 1 loss). At his own boxing camp the Saengtiennoi Gym in Patum Thani

 

Wanpichit Kaennorasing

Real name: Pichit Faisila

Date of birth: March 25, 1966

City of birth: Namphong in Khon Kaen region

Title: Radja Champion in 115 lbs, Radja Champion in 118 lbs

Nickname: "Classic Fighter"

Best opponents he beat: Boonmee Sitsuchol (KO), Boonam Sor Jarunee, Kaisuvit Nongkeegym

Fighter Style: Right Handed fighter with good tactics and timing

Most important purse: 60,000 baht

Particular Sign: Died on March 19, 1993 at the age of 27 years

 

Langsuan Phanyutthapum

Real name: Pinthong Wongpanya

Date of birth: 1 February 1967

City of birth: Ban Tom Dong in Phayao Province

Title: Lumpinee Champion in 108 lbs, Lumpinee Champion in 112 lbs, Lumpinee Champion in 115 lbs, WMC World Champion in 112 lbs and 115 lbs

Nickname: "Heartless Knee Striker"

Best opponents he beat: Hippy Singmanee (KO), Orono Por Muang Ubon, Dokmaipah Por Pongsawang, Samson Isaan, Rambo Pongsiri (KO), Jaroensap Kiatbanchong, Wangchanoi Sor Palangchai, Karuhat Sor Supawan

Fighter style: An enduring fighter with tough knee strikes in close quarter

Most important purse: 250,000 baht

Particular Sign: Received the "Best Boxer of the Year" award in 1987. Coach for several years in Japan. Coach at Suwannakhiri gym in Ban Mai in Phayao area

 

Pongsiri Por Ruamrudee

Real Name: Paiboon Latnongkee

Date of birth: May 17, 1968

City of birth: Thaleang in Nakhon Ratchasima province

Title: No. 1 stadium Lumpinee in 115 lbs

Nickname: "Rambo"

Best opponents he beat: Chainoy Muangsurin, Pichit Sitbangprajan, Hippy Singmanee, Pairojnoi Sor Siamchay, Toto Por Pongsawang, Nungubon Sitlerdchai, Langsuan Phayutaphum, Paruhatlek Sitchanthong, Kompayak Singmanee

Fighter Style: An enduring fighter with strong punches and tough knee strikes, strong durable boxer

Most important purse: 200,000 baht

Particular Sign: The match between Rambo Pongsiree and Pairojnoi Sor Siamchay, on July 25, 1989, was voted "best fight of the year" and named as the toughest fight of his last twenty years, the "match of the century". Become a singer for a while in the provinces of the country. Coach at Muaythai Plaza gym in Bangkok and manager at Sittpoopeng gym in Nakhon Ratchassima. Defeated foreign champions Michael Lieuwfat, Jaid Seddak and Khaled Hebieb

 

Nokweed Devy

Real name: Vichit Somboon

Date of birth: 19 August 1965

City of birth: Langsuan in the Chumphon area

Title: Radja champion in 122 lbs, Radja champion in 126 lbs, Radja champion in 130 lbs, WMC world champion in 147 lbs

Nickname: "Tremendous Kicker"

Best opponents he beat: Sakad Petchyindee, Samingnoom Sittiboontham, Kengkatnoi Kiatniwat, Lom Isarn Sor Thanikul, Kengkla Sitseuy

Fighter Style: Strong fighter with powerful swing kicks

Most important purse: 100,000 baht

Particular Sign: Coach at Nongnapa camp in Phuket. Fought against the legend of K1 Heavyweight Jérôme Le Banner (107 Kg), Nokweed Davy (72 Kg), in 1995, in Japan. Defeated the French champion Stéphane Nikiéma. He died suddenly while training Muay Thai in the evening of August 31, 2016 at his gym, aged 51

 

Silachai Vor Preecha

Real name: Somjit Jongjorhor

Date of birth: 19 January 1975

City of birth: Noansuwan in Buriram province

Title: No. 1 Lumpinee stadium and Radja stadium in 108 lbs

Nickname: "The Tornado Kid"

Best opponents he beat: Singhsumphan Kiatsinghnoi (2 times), Panomrung Sit Sor War Por, Jaipetch Chor Chutisan, Pairojnoi Sor Siamchai

Fighter Style: Good timing fighter with fast punches

Most important purse: 60,000 baht

Particular Sign: Won Boxing Gold Medal in 51 Kg at the 2008 Olympic Games in China. In the final of the World Amateur Boxing Championships, in 2003, in Bangkok, he beat Frenchman Jérôme Thomas (Silver Medal at the Olympic Games). Commentator of different TV programmes and principal instructor of I.M.P. Training Center, International Muay Thai Academy

 

Karuhat Sor Supawan

Real name: Suvit Yoochumpol

Date of birth: May 22, 1968

City of birth: Phon in Khon Kaen province

Title: Lumpinee Champion in 112 lbs, Lumpinee Champion in 122 lbs (2 times)

Nickname: "Fabulous Fighter"

Best opponents he beat: Rambo Pongsiree, Pairojnoi Sor Sayamchai, Hippy Singmanee, Kaensak Sor Ploenchit, Lamnamoon Sor Sumalee, Nungubon Sitlerchai, Matee Jedipitak, Veerapon Sahaprom

Fighter Style: Good timing fighter with fast weapons

Most important purse: 240,000 baht

Particular Sign: Considered by many specialists as the best fighter in the 122-pound category of the 90s. Had his own gym, the Sitkaruhat Gym in Bangkok's Nong Kheam district. Became a coach in various gyms including Pattaya

 

Kaensak Sor Ploenchit

Real name: Pongsak Chiewcharn

Date of birth: April 8, 1970

City of birth: Samut Prakarn

Title: Lumpinee Champion in 112 lbs, Radja Champion in 112 lbs, WCK World Champion in 140 lbs, IKKC World Champion in 140 lbs

Nickname: "Twice Top Fighter"

Best opponents he beat: Neungubon Sitlerchai, Karuhat Sor Supawan, Lamnamoon Sor Sumalee, Jaroensap Kietbanchong, Langsuan Panyuthaphum, Pharuehaslek Sitchuntong

Fighter Style: Proper timing fighter with good combinations

Most important purse: 350,000 baht

Particular Sign: Was twice voted "Best Boxer of the Year" in 1989 and 1990. He became a Muay Thai Instructor at one of the most famous gyms in the United States, the AMA Fight Gym at Whippany in the United States New Jersey

 

Wangchannoi Sor Palangchai

Real name: Arporn Soparp

Date of birth: May 30, 1967

City of birth: Kokesamrong in the Lopburi region

Title: Lumpinee Champion in 108 lbs, Lumpinee Champion in 122 lbs (4 times)

Nickname: "Wonderman"

Best opponents he beat: Samart Payakaroon, Kongtoranee Payakaroon, Chatchai Payseethong, Jaroensap Kietbangchong, Kaensak Sor Ploenchit, Karuhat Sor Supawan, Superlek Sorn Isaan, Oley Kiatoneway, Samransak Muangsurin, Cherry Sor Wanich (KO), Langsuan Phanyuttapum, Chamophet Ha Phalang, Namkabuan Nong Kee Pahuyuth (KO)

Fighter Style: Strong fighter with good punches and tough knee strikes

Most important purse: 350,000 baht

Particular Sign: Was elected "Best Boxer of the Year" in 1993. Beat the legend Samart Payakaroon who was doing his last fight. Became a coach and also opened a butcher shop with his wife in the North East region of Maha Sarakham, where he lives now

 

Chanchai Sor Thamrangsi

Real name: Charnchai Kongkraphan

Date of birth: 19 October 1967

City of birth: Paak Chong in the Nakhon Ratchassima area

Title: Lumpinee Champion in 118 lbs (2 times), Lumpinee Champion in 126 lbs, TV7 Champion in 135 lbs, World Champion in 130 lbs

Nickname: "Second Poot" (Poot Lorlek)

Best opponents he beat: Jomvo Chernyim (2 times), Orono Por Muang Ubon, Yoknoi Fairtex, Manasak Sor Pleonchit, Sangtiennoi Sor Rungroj, Saencheung Pinsinchai

Fighter Style: Proper timing fighter with good tactics

Most important purse: 180,000 baht

Particular Sign: Muay Thai coach in Thai National Schools. Indonesia coach at Arena Gym

 

Jaroenthong Kiatbanchong

Real name: Joroen Chumanee

Date of birth: June 11, 1969

City of birth: Tungyai in the region of Nakhon Si Thamarat

Title: Lumpinee Champion in 115 lbs, Lumpinee Champion in 126 lbs (2 times), WMC World Champion in 135 lbs and 140 lbs

Nickname: "Discreet Tiger from the South"

Best opponents he beat: Nampon Nong Kee Pahuyuth, Chamophet Ha Phalang, Wangchanoi Sor Palangchai, Panomtuanlek Ha Phalang, Samransak Muangsurin, Therdkiet Sitepitak, Cherry Sor Wanich, Superlek Sor Isaan, Saencheng Pinsinchai, Rajasak Sor Vorapin

Fighter Style: Good combination fighter with strong kicks and sharp elbows

Most important purse: 120,000 baht

Particular Sign: At his own camp which is now famous in Bangkok, the Jaroenthong Gym. It is located in Wang Thong Lang District. Defeated the legendary Dutchman Ramon Dekkers for the World Champion belt

 

Cherry Sor Wanich

Real name: Suriyan Srigun

Date of birth: April 30, 1969

City of birth: Nongrua in Khon Kaen region

Title: Lumpinee Champion in 130 lbs, World Champion in 130 lbs

Nickname: "Black Shark knee striker"

Best opponents he beat: Samransak Muangsurin, Nampon Nong Kee Pahuyuth, Saencheung Pinsinchaï (2 times), Superlek Sor Isaan (KO), Thedkiet Sitthepikat, Jaroenthong Kiatbanchong, Orono Por Muang Ubon, Chanchai Sor Thamrangsi

Fighter Style: Tough and tremendous speed knee striker

Most important purse: 200,000 baht

Particular Sign: In 1989, his fight against Jareonthong Kiatbanchong was elected "Best Fight of the Year". Won the Power X D3 Cup at Omnoi stadium. Defeated, in France, in 1988, two French champions in the same match, Jo Prestia and Joel Cesar. After his career, he was bodyguard in China in Macau for several years

 

Nampon Nong Kee Pahuyut

Real name: Numpon Srijuntuek

Date of birth: 20 February 1967

City of birth: Nongkhee in the Buriram region

Title: Lumpinee Champion in 108 lbs, Lumpinee Champion in 126 lbs

Nickname: "Weak face knee striker"

Best opponents he beat: Kongtoranee Payakaroon, Chanchai Sor Thamrangsi, Panomrunglek Chor Sawad, Jaroenthong Kietbanchong, Neutharonee Tongraja, Samrathong Kietbanchong (KO)

Fighter Style: Tough knee striker with good right kick

Most important purse: 120,000 baht

Particular Sign: Has opened 4 restaurants in Nakhon Ratchassima. Brother of the champion Namkabuan. Died in 2016 after a long illness

 

Namkabuan Nong Kee Pahuyut

Real name: Kampiew Srijuntuek

Date of birth: 4 February 1973

City of birth: Nongkhee in the Buriram region

Title: Lumpinee Champion in 130 lbs, WMC World Champion in 130 lbs

Nickname: "Body throw expert"

Best opponents he beat: Lamnamoon Sor Sumalee, Oley Kiat Oneway, Matee Jedeeptak (KO), Cherry Sor Wanich, Robert Kaennorasing, Boonlay Sor Thanikul, Therdkiat Sitthepitak, Samkor Kietmontep, Sangtiennoi Sor Rungroj (2 times), Jongsanan Fairtex, Sakmongkol Sitchuchoke, Jaroenthong Kietbanchong

Fighter Style: Fast knee striker with body throw tactics

Most important purse: 250,000 baht

Particular Sign: Has opened restaurants in Nakhon Ratchassima in the Northeast region, styles of well-known restaurants in Thailand that are called "Neua Yang Kaoli" (Korean Barbecue) where the specialty is the pork grill. Brother of the champion Nampon

 

Somrak Kamsingh

Real name: Somluck Kamsingh

Date of birth: 16 January 1973

City of birth: Baanphai in Khon Kaen area

Title: No. 1 Lumpinee stadium and Radja stadium in 126 lbs

Nickname: "Olympic Golden First"

Best opponents he beat: Chamophet Ha Phalang, Sakmongkol Sitchuchok, Boonlay Sor Thanikul, Anantasak Phayutaphum, Namkabuan Nong Kee Pahuyuth, Jomhod Kiatadisak

Fighter Style: Fast speed fighter with various tactics

Most important purse: 300,000 baht

Particular Sign: The first Thai boxer to win a gold medal in Boxing at the Atlanta Olympic Games in 1996. He won in Muay Thai the famous Toyota Marathon Tournament in 2013. Defeated, in Muay Thai, foreign champions Kamel Jamel, Davit Kiria, Victor Ngabe. At his own gym in Bangkok's Bangkapi district, Somrak Gym (Thor Thepsuthin Gym). Has played in several Thai and foreign movies. TV commentator in several national channels

 

Robert Kaennorasingh

Real name: PinReal ij Sompetch

Date of birth: 29 November 1972

City of birth: Khon Kaen

Title: Radja champion in 105 lbs, Radja champion in 126 lbs, Radja champion in 130 lbs

Nickname: "Mister Parachute"

Best opponents he beat: Namkabuan Nong Kee Pahuyut, Chanchai Sor Thamrangsi, Jongrak Lookprabat, Kompetch Lookprabat, Panomrunglek Chor Sawad

Fighter Style: An offensive fighter with good left kick and knees tactics

Most important purse: 180,000 baht

Particular Sign: Won his first Radja belt at just 17 years old. Won the famous Isuzu Tournament in 116 lbs (2nd edition) at the stadium of Omnoi in 1992. Coach at the famous Jocky Gym Camp in Bangkok. Defeated French champion Jean-Charles Skarbowsky (1 win, 1 loss by KO)

 

Jongsanon Fairtex

Real name: Anucha Chaisenn

Date of birth: July 24, 1974

City of birth: Nong Bua Daeng in Chaiyaphum province

Title: Lumpinee Champion in 135 lbs, IKKC World Champion in 147 lbs, ISKA World Champion in 147 lbs

Nickname: "The Wooden Man"

Best opponents he beat: Nuathoranee War Tweekeat, Therdkiet Sitthepitak, Superlek Sor Isaan, Phetdam Lookprabat (KO), Sakmongkol Sitchuchoke (KO), Cherry Sor Wanich, Panomrunglek Chor Sawad, Sangtiennoi Sor Rungroj (Twice), Robert Kaennorasingh (KO)

Fighter Style: Tough fighter with powerful swing kicks and good blows

Most important purse: 170,000 baht

Particular Sign: Coach in the United States in San Fransico at Fairtex Gym, a gym that is well known in the country

 

Orono Por Muang Ubon

Real name: Somkid Termprakone

Date of birth: 14 January 1971

City of birth: Ubon Ratchathani

Title: Lumpinee Champion in 135 lbs, World Champion in 140 lbs, World Champion in 147 lbs

Nickname: "Mister Three O"

Best opponents he beat: Jongsanan Fairtex, Pairoj Wor Wolapon (KO), Tukatathong Por Pongsawang, Sangtiennoi Sor Rungroj, Sakmongkol Sitchuchok, Nuathoranee Wor Thaweekiet, Namkabuan Nong Kee Pahuyuth, Namphon Nong Kee Pahuyuth, Jaroenthong Kiatbanchong

Fighter Style: Ferocious fighter with effective knee strikes, formidable durable boxer

Most important purse: 170,000 baht

Particular Sign: Was elected "Best Boxer of the Year" in 1994. In 1995, the match in the Lumpinee stadium between Pairoj Wor Wolapon and Orono was voted "Best Fighter of the Year". Received, in 1998, for his clash against Sakmongkol Sitchuchok the trophy of "Hardest Match of the Year in Lumpinee". Beat twice legendary Dutchman Ramon Dekkers and champions Mickael Lieuwfat (Victory by KO), Morad Sari (1 win, 1 loss), John Wayne Parr (1 win by TKO, 1 defeat), Stephane Nikiema

 

Sakmongkol Sittchuchok

Real name: Mongkol Kalek

Date of birth: 6 July 1973

City of birth: Srimahapoh in the region of Prachin Buri

Title: Lumpinee Champion in 135 lbs, WMTC World Champion in 160 lbs, WPKL World Champion in 160 lbs

Nickname: "Jade face left kicker"

Best opponents he beat: Panomrunglek Chor Siwat, Jongsanan Fairtex (KO), Orono Por Muang Ubon, Namkabuan Nongkee Pahuyut, Sangtiennoi Sor Rungroj (3 times), Chanchai Sor Tamrangsee, Cherry Sor Wanich, Coban Lookchaomaesaitong, Nungubon Sitleartchai

Fighter Style: Strong fighter with good left kick and knee strikes

Most important purse: 160,000 baht

Particular Sign: In the 90s, he was considered one of the boxers with the most powerful "left leg" of the Thai circuit. In 1991, at the age of 17, he defeated Dutchman Ramon Dekkers in the Lumpinee stadium. He also beat French champion Dany Bill and Dutchman Ivan Hippolyte, Jerry Morris and Hassan Etakki. Coach at the World Kumite Organization (WKO) Gym, a fitness center in Pattaya

 

Jomhod Kiatadisak

Real name: Jumlong Thodting

Date of birth: 5 July 1970

City of birth: Takuatung in Pang Nga region

Title: Lumpinee Champion in 140 lbs, Radja Champion in 140 lbs, Radja Champion in 147 lbs, WMC, ISKA, WPKL, World Champion in 168 lbs, WKA Kick Boxing World Champion in 168 lbs

Nickname: "The King of ring"

Best opponents he beat: Sakmongkol Sittchuchok, Sittisak Toranusron, Vichan Chorrotchai, Petmai Jocky Gym, Wanlop Sitpolek, Nokweed Davy, Somrak Kamsingh

Fighter Style: An enduring fighter with tough weapons

Most important purse: 100,000 baht

Particular Sign: Has beaten the best foreign fighters of the planet in - 70 Kg, Ramon Dekkers, Hassan Kassrioui, Ivan Hippolyte, Rayen Simson, Orlando Wiet. At his own boxing gym, the Jomhod Muay Thai Gym in Phuket

 

Changpuek Kiathrongrit

Real name: Somchai Robkwane

Date of birth: 23 October 1966

City of birth: Prakonchai in Buriram region

Title: World Champion heavyweight WMK, World Champion light heavyweight IMF, UKF, WMT

Nickname: "Elephant Power Fighter"

Best opponents he beat: Payap Premchai (KO), Den Muangsurin, Songwanlek Kietpetch (KO), Samart Prasarmit

Fighter Style: Tough fighter with powerful swing kicks and low cut kicks, strong durable boxer

Most important purse: 250,000 baht

Particular Sign: Beat the best foreign fighters on the planet Rob Kaman, Rick Roufus, Stephane Nikiema, Orlando Wiet, Tasis Pedritis, Luke Verheyen, Dale Cook, Peter Smit. The first Thai fighter to compete in the prestigious K1 heavyweight tournament, weighing only 75 Kg. Owns a noodle shop in Pattaya and work as a Muay Thai trainer in different gyms of Pattaya

 

Saenmuangnoi Loogjaopormahaesak (Samson Isaan)

Real name: Soomboon Phanthasi

Date of birth: July 11, 1972

City of birth: Jungharn in the province of Roi Et

Title: Lumpinee Champion in 118 lbs, Radja Champion in 115 lbs, WBF Boxing World Champion in 118 lbs

Nickname: "Samson of Isaan"

Best opponents he beat: Seanklay Sitkhruot (KO), Keawmorakot Praynan (KO), Jaroensak Kietnakhonechon (KO), Pepsi Piyakphan (KO), Klanwannoy Sitkhruot (KO), Veeraphol Sahaprom (KO), Thongchai Thor Silachai, Deduang Por Pongsawang, Lakhin Wassantasit

Fighter Style: An enduring fighter with tough punches and strong kicks, puncher

Most important purse: 270,000 baht

Particular Sign: Was elected "Best Boxer of the Year" in 1991. Undefeated in Boxing with 43 professional fights including 36 won by KO. Has several houses in Bangkok, luxury cars and a restaurant at Roi Et

 

Veerapol Sahaphrom

Real name: Teerapol Sumrarnklang

Date of birth: 16 November 1968

City of birth: Kaeng Khoi in Saraburi province

Title: Radja Champion in 108 lbs, Radja Champion in 112 lbs, Radja Champion in 115 lbs, WBA World Boxing Champion and WBC World Boxing Champion in 118 lbs

Nickname: "Discreet Killer"

Best opponents he beat: Burlek Pinsinchai (KO), Dennuah Denmoree (KO), Duangsompong Por Pongsawan (KO), Samson Isaan (KO), Langsuan Phanyuthaphum (KO), Silapathai Jocky Gym (KO), Dokmayphay Por Pongsawan, Sukhothai Thaksimeter, Karuhat Sor Supawan

Fighter Style: Good combinations fighter with strong punches, formidable puncher

Most important purse: 200,000 baht

Particular Sign: He's one of the biggest punchers of the 90s. He's one of the few boxers to beat by KO the bull Samson Isaan in 1993 in the stadium of Lumpinee. Has opened a restaurant in Chaiyaphum in the Northeast region, the establishment is called "Raan Champ Lok" (The restaurant of the world champion)

 

Saenklai Sittkruodd

Real name: Sachart Krailart

Date of birth: July 7, 1973

City of birth: Buayai in Nakhon Ratchassima province

Title: Lumpinee Champion in 118 lbs, WMC World Champion in 122 lbs

Nickname: "Active foot work fighter"

Best opponents he beat: Silapathai Jocky Gym, Anantasak Phanyutthapum (3 times), Singhdam Or Ugrit (KO), Veeraphol Sahaprom, Berlerk Pinsinchai

Fighter Style: Technical fighter with different tactics

Most important purse: 250,000 baht

Particular Sign: Working with his family in his native village, Buayai

 

Singhdam Or Ukrit

Real name: Somboon Youngsubyod

Date of birth: 11 November 1974

City of birth: Klang in Rayong province

Title: No. 1 in the Lumpinee stadium in 126 lbs

Nickname: "World shocking left kicker"

Best opponents he beat: Kaensak Sor Ploenchit, Veeraphol Sahaprom, Dokmaipah Por Pongsawang, Jarwweha Loogtabfah, Saenklai Sitchuchok

Fighter Style: Good timing fighter with powerful left kick

Most important purse: 250,000 baht

Particular sign: An officer in municipality of Chonburi and also owns a seafood Bar B.Q. Shop

 

Anantasak Phanyutthapum

Real name: Suttisak Samaksamarn

Date of birth: August 7, 1973

City of birth: Khwao Sinarin in Surin Province

Title: Omnoï stadium champion in 126 lbs, World Champion in 126 lbs

Nickname: "Ax Elbow"

Best opponents he beat: Jaewveha Luktapfah, Tabtimsiam Por Nitiwat, Singdam Or Okrit (KO), Daraeak Sitrungsab (KO), Padejseuk Keatsamran, Dokmaipa Por Pongsawang (KO), Saychon Pichitsuk (KO), Saenklai Sitkruhot, Komkiet Sor Thanikul

Fighter Style: Tough fighter with strong punches and sharp elbows

Most important purse: 180,000 baht

Particular sign: Was elected "Best Boxer of the Year" in 1997. Winner of the famous Isuzu Tournament in 126 lbs in 1997. He was a boxing coach in the army with the rank of Sergeant Major

 

Silapathai Jocky Gym

Real name: Adul Khunnoi

Date of birth: 23 November 1974

City of birth: Nhongharn in Udon Thani province

Title: Radja Champion in 108 lbs, Radja Champion in 122 lbs

Nickname: "116 Times push kicker"

Best opponents he beat: Samkor Kietmontep, Veeraphol Sahaprom, Karuhat Sor Supawan, Lakhin Wassantasit, Boonlay Sor Thanikul (KO), Kaensak Sor Ploenchit, Komkiet Sor Thanikul, Duansongpong Por Pongsawang, Chamophet Ha Phalang

Fighter Style: Proper timing fighter with good tactics

Most important purse: 250,000 baht

Particular Sign: Now coach at Jocky Gym in Bangkok, a gym that was buy by former French ring legend Jean-Charles Skarbowsky who has represented this gym for several years. The gym is called today the "Skarbowsky Gym"

 

Lakhin Vasantasit

Real name: Vichit Larpmee

Date of birth: 17 April 1972

City of birth: Kanomm in Nakhon Ratchassima province

Title: Radja Champion in 115 lbs, Omnoi Champion in 140 lbs, WMC World Champion in 140 lbs

Nickname: "The Great Reaper Punches"

Best opponents he beat: Burlek Pinsinchai (KO), Samson Isaan, Wichan Sitchutchoi (KO), Singnoi Sor Prakasan (KO), Sayoknoi Sakphetarun (KO), Daoden Sor Sakasem (KO), Supernoi Sor Talingchan (KO), Daeneuha Daenmolee (KO), Dokmaipa Por Pongsawang

Fighter Style: An enduring fighter with strong right blows

Most important purse: 240,000 baht

Particular Sign: He was twice voted "Best Fighter of the Year" of the stadium of Radja. Won the famous Isuzu Tournament in 115 lbs in 1993. Undefeated in Boxing with 29 professional fights. Opened a boxing gym on the island of Yaonoi in the Pang Nga region

 

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